Gone But Not Forgotten in 2023

We’ve said goodbye to many famous faces, voices & names from radio, movies, television, sports, history, arts and literature so far in 2023. These celebrities and others said their final farewell to us recently.

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Celebrity deaths in 2023:

sharon acker, died 2023, november 2023 death, canadian actress, tv shows, texas, soap operas, executive suite, the new perry mason, the young and the restless, days of our lives, portraitSharon Acker

Canadian actress of TV (Judith Wheeler on Texas; Executive Suite; Della Street on The New Perry Mason; The Young and the Restless; Days of Our Lives; Anne of Green Gables), & films (Point Blank; Happy Birthday to Me) (born Apr. 2, 1935 – died Mar. 16, 2023; age 87). (Sharon Acker 1960s Painting: A. Hamilton)

joss ackland, died 2023, november 2023 death, british actor, english movie star, films, the little prince, operaiton daybreak, the three musketeers, spys, lethal weapon 2, the hunt for red october, swept from the sea, the mighty ducks, surviving picassoJoss Ackland (nee Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland)

British actor of TV & films (The Little Prince; Operation: Daybreak; The Three Musketeers; S*P*Y*S; Lethal Weapon 2; The Hunt for Red October; Swept From the Sea; The Mighty Ducks; Surviving Picasso; Firelight) (born Feb. 29, 1928 – died Nov. 19, 2023; age 95). (Joss Ackland c. 1973)

ed ames, died 2023, may 2023 death, american singer, the ames brothers, vocal group hall of fame, 1950s songs, rag mop, sentimental me, actor, 1960s tv shows, westerns, daniel booneEd Ames (nee Edmund Dantes Urick; “The Boston Baritone“)

Vocal Group Hall of Fame American singer (My Cup Runneth Over; Ballad of the War Wagon; The Ames Brothers – Rag Mop; Sentimental Me), actor of stage & TV (Mingo on Daniel Boone; The Ed Sullivan Show; McCloud; The Rifleman) (born July 9, 1927 – died May 21, 2023; age 95. (Ed Ames 1964-’70)

alan arkin, died 2023, june 2023 death, american actor, tony, emmy, academy awards, oscars, tv shows, the kominsky method, movies, the heart is a lonely hunter, catch 22, little miss sunshine, argo, wait until dark, inspector clouseau, hearts of the west, the in lawsAlan Arkin (father of Adam Arkin)

Tony, Emmy, & Oscar-winning American actor & director of stage, TV, & movies (Catch-22; The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; The In-Laws; Little Miss Sunshine; Argo; Wait Until Dark; Inspector Clouseau; Hearts of the West) (born Mar. 26, 1934 – died June 29, 2023; age 89). (Alan Arkin 2012: Gordon Correll)

Burt Bacharachburt bacharach, died february 2023, 2023 death, american composer, pianist, academy awards, grammy, hit songs, raindrops keep fallin on my head, what the world needs now, walk on by, alfie, thats what friends are for, ill never fall in love again (ex of Carole Bayer Sager, Angie Dickinson, Paula Stewart)

Oscar & Grammy-winning American pianist, singer, songwriter, & composer (Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head; That’s What Friends Are For; I’ll Never Fall in Love Again; Baby It’s You; Walk on By; Alfie; What the World Needs Now) (born May 12, 1928 – died Feb. 8, 2023; age 94). (Burt Bacharach 2013: Phil Guest)  

bob barker, died 2023, august 2023 death, american tv host, producer, tv game shows, the price is right, truth or consequences, miss universe pageant, daytime emmy awards, tournament of roses parade, animal rights activistBob Barker (nee Robert William Barker)

Daytime Emmy-winning American animal rights activist, TV producer & host (The Price is Right from 1972-2015; Match Game 73; The New Truth and Consequences; Miss Universe Pageant; Daytime Emmy Awards) (born Dec. 12, 1923 – died Aug. 26, 2023; age 99). (Bob Barker 1975: CBS)

jeff beck, died 2023, january 2023 death, english singer, lead guitarist, grammy award, ivor novello award, rock and roll, hall of fame, the yardbirds, the jeff beck group, beck bogert and appice, becks boleroJeff Beck (nee Geoffrey Arnold Beck)

Ivor Novello & Grammy Award-winning English Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer & lead guitarist solo (Dirty Mind) with The Yardbirds (Heart Full of Soul; Evil Hearted You), The Jeff Beck Group, and Beck, Bogert & Appice (born June 24, 1944 – died Jan. 10, 2023; age 78). (Jeff Beck 1976: Chris Hakkens)

harry belafonte, died 2023, april 2023 death, american songwriter, singer, grammy awards, emmy, tony awards, banana boat, day o, actor, movies, island in the sun, carmen jones, buck and the preacherHarry Belafonte (nee Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.; “King of Calypso“)

Grammy, Emmy, & Tony-winning American songwriter, singer (Banana Boat [Day-O]; Matilda) & blacklisted actor (Island in the Sun; Carmen Jones; Buck and the Preacher; Bobby) (born Mar. 1, 1927 – died Apr. 25, 2023; age 96). Father of Shari Belafonte. (Harry Belafonte 2011 Manfred Werner – Tsui)

richard belzer, died 2023, february 2023 death, american character actor, stand up comedian, comedy store, tv shows, law and order, john munch, movies, night shift, scarface, the wrong guys, fletch livesRichard Belzer

American author, stand-up comedian, actor of TV (John Munch on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit; The Flash) & films (Night Shift; Scarface; The Wrong Guys; Fletch Lives; Man on the Moon; Polish Bar) (born Aug. 4, 1944 – died Feb. 19, 2023; age 78) (Richard Belzer 2011: The World Famous Comedy Store)

tony bennett, died 2023, july 2023 death, american singer, american standards, i left my heart in san francisco, because of you, cold cold heart, rags to riches, smile, stranger in paradise, emmy awards, grammy awardTony Bennett (nee Anthony Dominick Benedetto)

Emmy & Grammy-winning American standards singer (I Left My Heart in San Francisco; Because of You; Cold, Cold Heart; Rags to Riches; Smile; Stranger in Paradise; Body and Soul; New York State of Mind), and WWII Army vet (Bronze Star) (born Aug. 3, 1926 – died July 21, 2023; age 96). (Tony Bennett 1950s)

Robert Blakerobert blake, died 2023, march 2023 death, american actor, mickey gubitosi, bobby blake, child actor, movies, our gang, little rascals, red ryder, pork chop hill, in cold blood, pt 109, tell them willie boy is here, humoresque, tv shows, baretta, the richard boone show, hell town, joe dancer films (nee Michael James Gubitosi; aka Mickey; Bobby Blake)

American actor of TV (Baretta; The Richard Boone Show; Hell Town; Joe Dancer movies) & films (Little Rascal / Our Gang films; Red Ryder films; In Cold Blood; PT 109; Tell Them Willie Boy is Here; Pork Chop Hill; Humoresque) (born Sept. 18, 1933died Mar. 9, 2023; age 89). (Robert Blake 1966 12 O’Clock High)

Earl Boen

American character & voice over actor of stage, TV (Chief Leonard Kanifky on Bonkers; The Law and Harry McGraw; It’s a Living; L.A. Law; Who’s the Boss?; Mama’s Family; Get a Life; Santa Barbara), video games (World of Warcraft), movies (The Terminator & sequels) (born Nov. 7, 1945died Jan. 5, 2023; age 81). 

marc bohan, died 2023, september 2023 death, french fashion designer, house of dior, jean patou designer, celebrity fashion designer, costume designs, movies, secret ceremony, the bear and the doll, 1950s, 1960s,Marc Bohan

French House of Dior & Jean Patou fashion designer for celebrities & films (Princess Grace of Monaco; Princess Caroline of Monaco; Sophia Loren; Elizabeth Taylor / Secret Ceremony; Brigitte Bardot) (born Aug. 22, 1926 – died Sept. 6, 2023; age 97). (Marc Bohan c. 1950s-1960s)

bronwen booth, died 2023, april 2023 death, british american actress, tv shows, one life to live, scrubs, nurse jackie, jackie bouvier kennedy onassis, movies, for hire airspeed, kayla, Bronwen Booth (daughter of Anthony Booth; sister-in-law of Tony Blair)

British-American actress of stage, TV (Andrea Harrison on One Life to Live; Scrubs; Nurse Jackie; Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis), and movies (For Hire; Airspeed; Kayla; Eternal Evil; Babel (born Feb. 21, 1964 – died Apr. 24, 2023; age 59). Half-sister of Cherie Blair. (Bronwen Booth Painting: A. Hamilton)

frank borman, died 2023, november 2023 death, american astronaut, apollo 8, gemini 7, fighter pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, eastern airlines ceo, author, countdown an autobiography, 1950s, west point professorFrank Borman (nee Frank Frederick Borman II)

American Congressional Space Medal of Honor NASA astronaut (Apollo 8, Gemini 7), USAF fighter pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, Eastern Air Lines CEO & COB, & author (Countdown: An Autobiography) (born Mar. 14, 1928 – died Nov. 7, 2023; age 95). (Frank Borman c. 1950: West Point)

barbara bosson, died 2023, february 2023 death, american actress, hill street blues, tv shows, hooperman, murder one, cop rock, richie brockelman private eye, movies, the last starfighter, steven bochcos exwifeBarbara Bosson (ex of Steven Bochco)

American screenwriter & actress of TV (Fay Furillo on Hill Street Blues; Captain Stern on Hooperman; Miriam Grasso on Murder One; Richie Brockelman, Private Eye) & films (The Last Starfighter) (born Nov. 1, 1939 – died Feb. 18, 2023; age 83). (Barbara Bosson 1985: Chris Hewitt / Camera Press)

andre braugher, died 2023, december 2023 death, african american actor, tv shows, emmy awards, homicide life on the street, brooklyn nine nine, kojak tv movies, hack, films, city of angels, frequency, gloryAndre Braugher (married Ami Brabson)

Emmy-winning American actor of TV (Det. Frank Pembleton on Homicide: Life on the Street; Capt. Ray Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Kojak movies; Hack; Gideon’s Crossing) & films (Frequency; Glory) (born July 1, 1962 – died Dec. 11, 2023; age 61). (Andre Braugher 2011: Anders Krusberg / Peabody Awards)

jim brown, died 2023, may 2023 death, pro football hall of fame, american football player, nfl fullback, cleveland browns, 1964 nfl champions, actor, movies, the dirty dozen, ice station zebra, 100 rifles, the running man, any given sunday, Jim Brown (nee James Nathaniel Brown)

Pro Football Hall of Fame American 3X NFL MVP, Cleveland Browns fullback (’64 NFL champs), 1957 NFL Rookie of the Year, & movie actor (The Dirty Dozen; Ice Station Zebra; 100 Rifles; The Running Man; Any Given Sunday) (born Feb. 17, 1936 – died May 18, 2023; age 87. (Jim Brown 1959: Topps)

jimmy buffet, died 2023, august 2023 death, american singer, songwriter, margaritaville, come monday, cheeseburger in paradise, changes in latitudes changes in altitudes, its 5 oclock somethwere, restaurant chainJimmy Buffett (nee James William Buffett)

American singer-songwriter (Margaritaville; Come Monday; Cheeseburger in Paradise; Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes; It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere), & restaurateur (Margaritaville Cafe; Cheeseburger in Paradise) (born Dec. 25, 1946 – died Sept. 1, 2023; age 76). (Jimmy Buffett 1980: Tom Corcoran

dick butkus, died 2023, october 2023 death, american football player, pro football hall of fame, nfl linebacker, chicago bears, pro bowl, defensive player of the year, actor, tv shows, hang time, movies, any given sunday, necessary roughnessDick Butkus (nee Richard Marvin Butkus)

Pro Football Hall of Fame American NFL Chicago Bears 8X Pro Bowl linebacker, 2X NFL Defensive Player of the Year, actor of TV (Coach Mike Katowinski on Hang Time) & movies (Any Given Sunday; Necessary Roughness) (born Dec. 9, 1942 – died Oct. 5, 2023; age 80). (Dick Butkus 2007: Alan Light)

tyler christopher, died 2023, october 2023 death, american actor, daytime emmy award, tv shows, soaps, general hospital, days of our lives, the lying game, movies, shouting secrets, eva longoria ex, vanessa marcil fianceTyler Christopher (nee Tyler Christopher Baker; ex of Eva Longoria)

Daytime Emmy-winning American actor of films (Shouting Secrets) & TV (Nikolas on General Hospital; Stefan on Days of Our Lives) (born Nov. 11, 1972died Oct. 31, 2023; age 50). Ex-fiance of Vanessa Marcil; ex-partner of Natalia Livingston. (Tyler Christopher Sketch: A. Hamilton)

phyllis coates, died 2023, october 2023 death, american actress, tv shows, the adventures of superman, lois lane, movies, superman and the mole men, blood arrow, fargo, Phyllis Coates (nee Gypsie Ann Evarts Stell)

American actress of TV (Lois Lane on The Adventures of Superman; Clarissa on This is Alice; Death Valley Days; Gunsmoke; Perry Mason) & films (Superman and the Mole Men; Blood Arrow; Fargo) (born Jan. 15, 1927 – died Oct. 11, 2023; age 96). Ex of Richard L. Bare, Norman Tokar. (Phyllis Coates 1951 Cisco Kid)

king constantine ii of greece, died 2023, january 2023 death, last king of greece, married princess anne marie of denmark, son of king paul of greece, house of glucksburg, olympic medalist, ioc honorary member, dragon class sailingKing Constantine II of Greece (married Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark)

Last King of Greece (1964-1973), 1960 Olympics dragon class sailing gold medalist (born June 2, 1940 – died Jan. 10, 2023; age 82). Son of King Paul of Greece & Queen Frederica (Princess of Hanover, Great Britain & Ireland, Brunswick-Luneburg) (Constantine II 1987: Allan warren)

carole cook, died 2023, january 2023 death, american actress, tv shows, capitol, cagney and lacey, kojak, the lucy show, movies, the incredible mr limpet, palm springs weekend, sixteen candles, american gigolo, summer loversCarole Cook (nee Mildred Frances Cook; married Tom Troupe)

American actress of TV (Sugar Laine on Capitol; Cagney & Lacey; McMillan & Wife; Dynasty; Kojak; The Lucy Show; Charlie’s Angels) & movies (The Incredible Mr. Limpet; Palm Springs Weekend; Sixteen Candles; American Gigolo; Summer Lovers) (born Jan. 14, 1924 – died Jan. 11, 2023; age 98). (Carole Cook 1964)

nicolas coster, born december 3, december 3rd birthday, english american actor, tv shows, the facts of life, soap operas, another world, somerset, santa barbara, the secret storm, our private world, as the world turns, all my children, one life to liveNicolas Coster (aka Nicholas Coster; ex of Candace Hilligoss)

English-American actor of film (My Blood Runs Cold) & TV (The Facts of Life; Another World; Somerset; Lionel Lockridge on Santa Barbara; The Secret Storm; As the World Turns; Our Private World; All My Children; One Life to Live) (born Dec. 3, 1933 – died June 26, 2023; age 89). (Nicolas Coster 1975

david crosby, died 2023, 2023 death, grammy award, rock and roll hall of fame, american guitarist, singer, songwriter, the byrds, lady friend, crosby stills nash and young, teach your childre, long time goneDavid Crosby (son of Floyd Crosby)

Grammy-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame American guitarist, singer, & songwriter with The Byrds (Eight Miles High; Why; Turn! Turn! Turn!; Lady Friend), and Crosby, Stills & Nash (Long Time Gone; Teach Your Children) (born Aug. 14, 1941 – died Jan. 19, 2023) (David Crosby 2018: Eddie Janssens)

melinda dillon, died 2023, 2023 celebrity death, american actress, tv shows, heartland, movies, bound for glory, close encounters of the third kind, absence of malice, a christmas story, harry and the hendersons, songwriter, staying togetherMelinda Dillon (married Richard Libertini)

American actress of TV (Heartland; Space) & films (Bound for Glory; Close Encounters of the Third Kind; Absence of Malice; A Christmas Story; Songwriter; Harry and the Hendersons; Staying Together; The Prince of Tides; Slap Shot) (born Oct. 13, 1939 – died Jan. 9, 2023; age 83). (Melinda Dillon 1976)

andrea evans birthday, nee andrea lynn evans, andrea evans 1988, american actress, 1970s television series, 1980s tv soap operas, one life to live tina lord roberts, 1990s movies, a low down dirty shame, ice cream man, 1990s tv shows, 1990s daytime television serials, the bold and the beautiful tawny moore, 2000s television shows, 2000s tv soaps, passions rebecca hotchkiss crane, 2010s tv series, the young and the restless tawny moore, 2010s films, hit list, married wayne massey 1981, divorced wayne massey, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 18th birthdays, born june 18 1957Andrea Evans (ex of Wayne Massey)

American actress of TV (Tina Lord Clayton Roberts on One Life to Live; Rebecca Hotchkiss Crane on Passions; Tawny Moore / Patty Williams Abbott on The Bold and the Beautiful & The Young and the Restless; The Bay) and movies (A Low Down Dirty Shame; Hit List) (born June 18, 1957 – died July 9, 2023; age 66). 

joan evans, died 2023, october 2023 death, american actress, classic movies, edge of doom, roseanna mccoy, skirts ahoy, it grows on trees, the flying fontaines, photoplay writerJoan Evans (nee Joan Katherine Eunson)

American writer & editor (Photoplay), actress of TV & films (Roseanna McCoy; No Name on the Bullet; Skirts Ahoy!; The Outcast; Edge of Doom; It Grows on Trees; The Flying Fontaines; On the Loose) (born July 18, 1934 – died Oct. 21, 2023; age 89). God-daughter of Joan Crawford. (Joan Evans 1950: RKO)

sharon farrell, died 2023, may 2023 death, american actress, movies, a lovely way to die, marlowe, the reivers, tv shows, dr kildare, hawaii five o, the young and the restless, cant buy me love, kiss her goodbye, Sharon Farrell (nee Sharon Forsmoe; ex of Andrew Prine, etc.)

American actress of TV (Florence Webster on The Young and the Restless; Hawaii Five-O; Rituals) & movies (The Reivers; Out of the Blue; Can’t Buy Me Love; It’s Alive; Marlowe; Kiss Her Goodbye; The Stunt Man) (born Dec. 241940 – died May 15, 2023; age 82). (Sharon Farrell 1965 Dr. Kildare: NBC)

frederic forrest, died 2023, june 2023 death, american actor, movies, the rose, the don is dead, the year of the cat, when the legends die, apocalypse now, the missouri breaks, point blank, the conversation, falling downFrederic Forrest (nee Frederic Fenimore Forrest Jr.)

American actor of TV & movies (The Rose; The Don is Dead; When the Legends Die; Apocalypse Now; The Missouri Breaks; Point Blank; The Conversation; Falling Down;  Hammett; Lassie) (born Dec. 23, 1936 – died June 23, 2023; age 86). Ex of Marilu Henner. (Frederic Forrest 1993: Eduardo Montes-Bradley)

nancy frangione, died 2023, august 2023 death, american actress, tv series, soap operas, another world, cecile depoulignac, all my children, one life to live, the nanny, christopher rich exwifeNancy Frangione (ex of Christopher Rich)

American TV actress (Cecile Frame Cory DePoulignac on Another World; Tara Martin Brent on All My Children; Tina Clayton Lord Roberts on One Life to Live; Cousin Marsha on The Nanny; Match Game / Hollywood Squares Hour) (born July 10, 1953 – died Aug. 18, 2023; age 70). (Nancy Frangione 1979)

william friedkin, died 2023, august 2023 death, american filmmaker, producer, screenwriter, director, academy award, movies, the french connection, the exorcist, to live and die in la, the boys in the band, the brinks job, rules of engagementWilliam Friedkin (married Sherry Lansing; ex-fiance of Kitty Hawks)

Oscar-winning American filmmaker (The French Connection; The Exorcist; To Live and Die in L.A.; The Boys in the Band; The Brink’s Job; Rules of Engagement) (born Aug. 29, 1935 – died Aug. 7, 2023; age 87). Ex of Jeanne Moreau, Lesley-Anne Down, Kelly Lange. (William Friedkin 2017: Guillem Medina)

Michael Gambon (aka Sir Michael John Gambon)

Irish-English actor of stage, movies (Dumbledore in Harry Potter films; Toys; Being Julia; The Browning Version; The King’s Speech; Gosford Park; The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover; The Good Shepherd; Victoria & Abdul; Judy), & TV (The Singing Detective; Emma) (born Oct. 191940 – died Sept. 27, 2023; age 82). 

Julie Garwood (aka Emily Chase)

American author of suspense novels (Heartbreaker; Fire and Ice; Shadow Dance; Grace Under Fire), & historical fiction romance writer (Gentle Warrior; Prince Charming; The Lion’s Lady; The Bride; Shadow Music, For the Roses; Come the Spring; The Clayborne Brides; Rebellious Desire) (born Dec. 26, 1944 – died June 8, 2023; age 78). (Julie Garwood: JulieGarwood.com)

astrud gilberto, died 2023, june 2023 death, brazilian singer, grammy awards, international latin music hall of fame, samba music, bossa nova singer, the girl from ipanema, fly me to the moon, summer samba, how insensitiveAstrud Gilberto (nee Astrud Evangelina Weinert; Stan Getz relationship)

Grammy-winning, International Latin Music Hall of Fame Brazilian singer of Samba and Bossa Nova music (her big hit song: The Girl from Ipanema; Fly Me to the Moon; Summer Samba; How Insensitive; Who Can I Turn To) (born Mar. 29, 1940died June 5, 2023; age 83). (Astrud Gilberto 1970)

mark goddard, died 2023, october 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, johnny ringo, the detectives, lost in space, many happy returns, one life to live, general hospital, the doctors, movies, blue sunshineMark Goddard (nee Charles Harvey Goddard; ex of Susan Anspach)

American actor of TV (Chris Ballard on The Detectives; Major Don West on Lost in Space; Many Happy Returns; One Life to Live; Derek Barrington on General Hospital; The Doctors) & movies (Blue Sunshine) (born July 24, 1936 – died Oct. 10, 2023; age 87). (Mark Goddard as Cully, 1959 Johnny Ringo)

Len Goodman (nee Leonard Gordon Goodman)

English professional ballroom dancer, ballroom dance instructor, host, and dancing judge of radio, and TV (Dancing With the Stars; Strictly Come Dancing; Countdown; Holiday of My Lifetime with Len Goodman) (born Apr. 25, 1944 – died Apr. 22, 2023; age 78). 

Myles Goodwyn (nee Miles Francis Goodwin)

Canadian rock musician, singer & songwriter (Do You Know What I Mean), lead vocalist & co-founder of April Wine (Tonight is a Wonderful Time to Fall in Love; You Won’t Dance With Me; Rock and Roll is a Vicious Game; Just Between You and Me) (born June 23, 1948 – died Dec. 3, 2023; age 75).

shecky greene, died 2023, december 2023 death, american comedian, actor, tv shows, combat, movies, the love machine, tony rome, splashShecky Greene (nee Fred Sheldon Greenfield)

American comedian of TV (Pvt. Braddock on Combat!; The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson; The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard; The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour) & movies (The Love Machine; Tony Rome; Splash) (born Apr. 8, 1926 – died Dec. 31, 2023; age 97). (Shecky Greene 1971)

steve harwell, died 2023, september 2023 death, american musician, lead singer, rock band, smash mouth, walkin on the sun, all star, why cant we be friends, im a believer, cant get enough of you baby, story of my lifeSteve Harwell

American lead singer for Smash Mouth (Walkin’ on the Sun; All Star; Why Can’t We Be Friends; Then the Morning Comes; I’m a Believer; Can’t Get Enough of You, Baby; You Are My Number One) (born Jan. 9, 1967 – died Sept. 4, 2023; age 56). Steve Harwell died of liver failure. (Steve Harwell 2013: Eva Rinaldi)

jack hogan, died 2023, december 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, combat, jake and the fatman, adam 12, hawaii five o, dr christian, movies, the bonnie parker story, the legend of tom dooleyJack Hogan (nee Richard Roland Benson Jr.; ex of Joyce Nizzari)

American actor of TV (PFC William G. Kirby on Combat!; Jake and the Fatman; Sierra; Hawaii Five-O; Dr. Christian; Tombstone Territory; Adam-12; Magnum, P.I.), movies (The Bonnie Parker Story), & Korean War veteran (born Nov. 24, 1929 – died Dec. 6, 2023; age 94) (Jack Hogan Painting: A. Hamilton)

ellen holly, died 2023, december 2023 death, african american actress, tv shows, daytime television, soap operas, one life to live, carla gray, guiding light, judge frances collier, in the heat of the night, movies, take a giant step, 1970sEllen Holly (ex-partner of Harry Belafonte, Roger Hill)

American actress of movies (Take a Giant Step; School Daze; Cops and Robbers) & TV (Carla Gray on One Life to Live; Judge Frances Collier on Guiding Light; In the Heat of the Night; The Doctors and the Nurses; Dr. Kildare) (born Jan. 16, 1931 – died Dec. 6, 2023; age 92). (Ellen Holly 1970s

elizabeth hubbard, born december 22, december 22nd birthday, american actress, broadway plays, movies, i never sang for my father, ordinary people, tv shows, soap operas, the doctors, as the world turns, one life to live, guiding light, the edge of nightElizabeth Hubbard

American actress of stage, movies (I Never Sang for My Father; Ordinary People; The Bell Jar), & TV (Dr. Althea Davis on The Doctors; Lucinda / Gloria  on As the World Turns; One Life to Live; Guiding Light; The Edge of Night) (born Dec. 22, 1933 – died Apr. 8, 2023; age 89). (Elizabeth Hubbard 1963)

bobby hull, died 2023, january 2023 death, the golden jet, canadian hockey player, nhl left winger, chicago black hawks, winnipeg jets, hartford whalers, wha, hockey hall of fame, hart memorial, lady byng memorial, lester patrick trophy, art ross trophyBobby Hull (nee Robert Marvin Hull; “The Golden Jet“; father of Brett Hull)

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian NHL & WHA left winger (Chicago Black Hawks, Winnipeg Jets, Hartford Whalers), 2-time NHL MVP, trophy winner (3X Art Ross Trophy; 2X Hart Memorial; Lady Byng Memorial) (born Jan. 3, 1939 – died Jan. 30, 2023; age 84). Brother of Dennis Hull. (Bobby Hull 1968)

barry humphries, died 2023, april 2023 death, australian comedian, drag artist, actor, tv shows, the life and death of sandy stone, the dame edna experience, movies, the hobbit an unexpected journey, nicholas nickleby, immortal belovedBarry Humphries (nee John Barry Humphries; aka Dame Edna Everage)

Australian comedian, drag artist & actor of TV (The Life and Death of Sandy Stone; The Dame Edna Experience) and films (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey; Nicholas Nickleby; Bedazzled; Immortal Beloved) (born Feb. 17, 1934 – died Apr. 22, 2023; age 89). (Barry Humphries 2012: Eva Rinaldi)

gayle hunnicutt, died 2023, august 2023 death, american actress, tv shows, dallas, fall of eagles, movies, marlow, running scared, freelance, fragment of fear, the legend of hell house, once in paris, scorpio, married david hemmingGayle Hunnicutt (ex of David Hemmings, Sir Simon Jenkins)

American actress of TV (Dallas; Fall of Eagles) & movies (Marlowe; Running Scared; Freelance; Fragment of Fear; The Legend of Hell House; Once in Paris; The Saint and the Brave Goose; Scorpio; Eye of the Cat) (born Feb. 6, 1943 – died Aug. 31, 2023; age 80). (Gayle Hunnicutt 1970: Universal Pictorial Press)

rudolph isley, died 2023, october 2023 death, african american singer, songwriter, 1960s, vocal groups, the isley brothers, rock and roll hall of fame, shout part 1, this old heart of mine, take me in your arms,, it's your thing; i turned you on; love the one youre with, pop that thang, that lady, Rudolph Isley (brother of Kelly, Vernon, & Ronnie Isley)

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Isley Brothers singer (Shout Part 1; This Old Heart of Mine; It’s Your Thing; I Turned You On; Love the One You’re With; Make Me Say it Again Girl; She’s Gone; Got to Have You Back) (born Apr. 1, 1939 – died Oct. 11, 2023; age 84). (Ronald Isley 1969: T-Neck Records / Billboard)

glenda jackson, died 2023, june 2023 death, english actress, tony awards, emmy award, oscars, movies, a touch of class, house calls, women in love, sunday bloody sunday, hopscotch, tv shows, elizabeth rGlenda Jackson (mother of Dan Hodges)

Tony, Emmy & Oscar-winning English actress of stage, movies (A Touch of Class; House Calls; Women in Love; Sunday Bloody Sunday; Hopscotch; The Nelson Affair; King of the Wind), TV (Elizabeth R), & politician (born May 9, 1936 – died June 15, 2023; age 87). (Glenda Jackson 1973: Mr. Stf. Foggia)

al jaffee, died 2023, april 2023 death, american artist, cartoonist, mad magazine, fold in feature creator, atlas comics, timely comics, tall tales, will eisner hall of fame, al jaffees mad lifeAl Jaffee (nee Abraham Jaffee; aka Allan Jaffee)

Will Eisner Hall of Fame American artist, memoir and comic-book illustrator (Timely Comics; Atlas Comics; Tall Tales; Al Jaffee’s Mad Life), Mad magazine cartoonist for 60+ years and creator of the Fold-In feature (born Mar. 13, 1921 – died Apr. 10, 2023; age 102. (Al Jaffee 2016: © Luigi Novi)

meg johnson, born september 30, september 30th birthday, english actress, british tv shows, emmerdale farm, pearl ladderbanks, coronation street, brookside, yanks go home, empire road, mother natures bloomers, heres harryMeg Johnson (nee Margaret M. Johnson; married Charles Foster)

English TV actress (Pearl Ladderbanks on Emmerdale Farm; Eunice Gee Nuttall on Coronation Street; Brigid McKenna on Brookside; Yanks Go Home; Empire Road; Here’s Harry; Mother Nature’s Bloomers; Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV; The Practice) (born Sept. 30, 1936 – died July 1, 2023; age 86). (Meg Johnson 1981)

ron cephas jones, died 2023, august 2023 death, african american actor, tv shows, emmy awards, this is us, truth be told, mr robot, luke cage, movies, titus, dolemite is my name, the holiday calendar, dog days, naked acts, of mice and menRon Cephas Jones (aka Ron C. Jones; father of Jasmine Cephas Jones)

Primetime Emmy-winning American actor of stage, TV (William Hill on This Is Us; Shreve on Truth Be Told; Mr. Robot; Luke Cage) &films (Titus; Dolemite Is My Name; The Holiday Calendar; Dog Days; Naked Acts; Of Mice and Men) (born Jan. 8, 1957 – died Aug. 19, 2023; age 66). (Ron Cephas Jones 2017: Chris Roth)

piper laurie, died 2023, october 2023 death, american actress, tv shows, twin peaks, the thorn birds, movies, has anybody seen my gal, tim, ruby, francis goes to the races, aint misbehavin, the crossing guard, louisa, the crossing guard, the hustlerPiper Laurie (nee Rosetta Jacobs; ex of Joe Morgenstern)

Emmy-winning actress of TV (Twin Peaks; The Thorn Birds; St. Elsewhere) and movies (The Hustler; Carrie; Tim; Ruby; Has Anybody Seen My Gal; Francis Goes to the Races; Ain’t Misbehavin’; The Crossing Guard; Other People’s Money; Louisa) (born Jan. 22, 1932 – died Oct. 14, 2023; age 91). (Piper Laurie 1955)

norman lear, died 2023, december 2023 death, american screenwriter, producer, emmy awards, tv shows, one day at a time, all in the family, the jeffersons, maude, silver spoons, movies, the princess brideNorman Lear (ex of Frances Loeb; godfather of Katey Sagal)

Emmy-winning American screenwriter & producer of TV (One Day at a Time; All in the Family; Sanford and Son; The Jeffersons; Maude; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Good Times; The Facts of Life) & films (The Princess Bride) (born July 27, 1922 – died Dec. 5, 2023; age 101. (Norman Lear 2008: Matt Stoller)

lance kerwin, died 2022, january 2022 death, american actor, tv series, james at 16, the family holvak, made for tv movies, the loneliest runner, the greatest gift, the boy who drank too much, films, the wind and the reckoningLance Kerwin

American actor of films (The Wind & the Reckoning) & TV (James at 16; The Family Holvak; ABC Afterschool Specials; The Loneliest Runner; The Greatest Gift; Long Way Home; The Boy Who Drank Too Much; Amelia Earhart; A Killer in the Family) (born Nov. 6, 1960 – died Jan. 24, 2023; age 62). (Lance Kerwin 1977)

michael lerner, died 2023, april 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, movies, ruby and oswalt, clueless, the postman always rings twice, eight men out, elf, immigrant, american bred, barton fink, coast to coast, radioland murders, no way backMichael Lerner (brother of Sam Lerner & Ken Lerner)

American actor of TV (Ruby and Oswald; Clueless; Courthouse; Starsky and Hutch; Hill Street Blues) & films (The Postman Always Rings Twice; Eight Men Out; Elf; Barton Fink; American Bred; Coast to Coast; Radioland Murders; No Way Back) (born June 22, 1941 – died Apr. 8, 2023; age 81). (Michael Lerner 1975)

gordon lightfoot, died 2023, 2023 death, canadian singer, songwriters hall of fame, juno awards, folk rock, hit songs, if you could read my mind, sundown, the wreck of the edmund fitzgerald, black day in july, early morning rain, rainy day people, carefree highwayGordon Lightfoot (nee Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr.)

Juno-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame Canadian musician, folk rock singer (If You Could Read My Mind; Sundown; The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald; Black Day in July; Early Morning Rain; Rainy Day People) (born Nov. 17, 1938 – died May 1, 2023; age 84). (Gordon Lightfoot 2008: Kasra Ganjavi)

gina lollobrigida, died 2023, january 2023 death, italian actress, classic movies, buona sera mrs campbell, the hunchback of notre dame, solomon and sheba, come september, trapeze, beat the devil, miss italiaGina Lollobrigida (nee Luigina Lollobrigida)

Italian actress of movies (Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell; The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Solomon and Sheba; Come September; Trapeze; Beat the Devil; Miss Italia), TV (Falcon Crest), & photojournalist (Paul Newman) (born July 4, 1927 – died Jan. 16, 2023; age 95). (Gina Lollobrigida 1963: New York Sunday News)

lisa loring, died 2023, january 2023 death, american child actress, tv shows, the addams family, wednesday addams, as the world turns, tv soap opera, the phyllis diller showLisa Loring (nee Lisa Ann DeCinces; ex of Jerry Butler)

American model, actress of TV (Wednesday Addams on The Addams Family; Cricket Montgomery on As World Turns; The Phyllis Diller Show; Barnaby Jones; Fantasy Island) & films (Way Down in Chinatown; Doctor Spine) (born Feb. 16, 1958 – died Jan. 28, 2023; age 64). (Lisa Loring c. 1980s: Abraxas Talent

george maharis, born september 1, september 1st birthday, american singer, teach me tonight, actor, tv shows, route 66, search for tomorrow, movies, the happening, quick before it melts, sylvia, the satan bug, the sword and the sorcererGeorge Maharis

American singer (Teach Me Tonight), painter, actor of TV (Buz Murdock on Route 66; Bud Gardner on Search for Tomorrow; The Most Deadly Game) & movies (The Happening; Quick Before it Melts; The Satan Bug) (born Sept. 1, 1928 – died May 24, 2023; age 94).  (George Maharis 1972: Harry Langdon)

mark margolis, died 2023, august 2023 death, american actor, character actor, tv shows, breaking bad, better call saul, santa barbara, movies, scarface, pi, black swan, the fountain, ace ventura pet detective, stand up guys, the thomas crown affairMark Margolis

American actor of TV (Hector Salamanca on Breaking Bad & Better Call Saul; Santa Barbara; Oz) & films (Scarface; Pi; Black Swan; The Fountain; Ace Ventura: Pet Detective; Stand Up Guys; Queenie in Love; The Thomas Crown Affair) (born Nov. 26, 1939 – died Aug. 3, 2023; age 83). (Mark Margolis Painting)

ben masters, died 2023, january 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, passions, heartbeat, another world, noble house, movies, dream lover, mandingo, key exchange, all that jazzBen Masters (nee Benjamin Masters)

American actor of TV (Julian Crane on Passions; Heartbeat; Noble House; Another World; Barnaby Jones; Murder, She Wrote), & movies (Heartbeat; Dream Lover; Mandingo; Key Exchange; All That Jazz) (born May 6, 1947 – died Jan. 11, 2023; age 75). Ben Masters died of COVID-19. (Ben Masters 1984)

james mccaffrey, died 2023, december 2023 death, american actor, video games, max payne, alan wake, tv shows, rescue me, viper, as the world turns, movies, the truth about cats and dogs, to redemption, burnzys last call, portraitJames McCaffrey

American actor of stage, video games (Max Payne), TV (Jimmy Keefe on Rescue Me; Joe / Michael on Viper; As the World Turns), & movies (The Truth About Cats & Dogs; To Redemption; Burnzy’s Last Call; Nick and Jane) (born Nov. 30, 1958 – died Dec. 17, 2023; age 65). (James McCaffrey Painting: A. Hamilton)

david mccallum, died 2023, september 2023 death, scottish american actor, tv shows, hell drivers, a night to remember, freud, the great escape, the greatest story ever told, one of our spies is missing, the man from uncle, illya kuryakin, the watcher in the woods, trainer john grey, the education of max bickford, the replacements, jill ireland ex husbandDavid McCallum (nee David Keith McCallum Jr.; ex of Jill Ireland)

Scottish-American actor of TV (Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.; “Ducky” on NCIS), movies (The Great Escape; The Greatest Story Ever Told; One of Our Spies is Missing; Hell Drivers; A Night to Remember) (born Sept. 19, 1933 – died Sept. 25, 2023; age 90) (David McCallum 1976 Dogs Trailer)

cormac mccarthy, died 2023, june 2023 death, american writer, movies, the counselor, novelist, pulitzer prize, author, the road, blood meridian, all the pretty horses, no country for old men, child of god, suttree, outer dark, the crossingCormac McCarthy (nee Charles McCarthy)

American playwright, screenwriter (The Counselor; The Sunset Limited), & Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (The Road; Blood Meridian; All the Pretty Horses; No Country for Old Men; Child of God; Outer Dark; The Crossing) (born July 20, 1933 – died June 13, 2023; age 89). (Cormac McCarthy 1973: David Styles)

Randy Meisner (nee Randall Herman Meisner)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame American guitarist, singer & songwriter solo (Hearts on Fire; Deep Inside My Heart), as a founding member of The Eagles (Take it to the Limit; Try and Love Again; Certain Kind of Fool; Witchy Woman; Best of My Love; Lyin’ Eyes; Hotel California) & with Poco (Call it Love) (born Mar. 8, 1946 – died July 26, 2023; age 77).

Joanna Merlin (nee Joann Ratner)

American casting director (The Last Emperor; Mr. & Mrs. Bridge; Big Trouble in Little China), actress of Broadway (Fiddler on the Roof), TV (Judge Lena Petrovsky on Law & Order: SVU) & films (City of Angels; Baby It’s You; Mystic Pizza; Love Child; Class Action) (born July 15, 1931 – died Oct. 15, 2023; age 92).

barbara metzger, died 2023, june 2023 death, american writer, rita awards, regency romances, romance novelist, author, a debt to delia, a loyal companion, the bargain bride, an early engagement, luck of the devil, portrait2Barbara Metzger (“Bob-E“)

American RITA-winning Regency romance novelist (A Debt to Delia; A Loyal Companion; The Bargain Bride; Luck of the Devil; Saved by Scandal; An Angel for the Earl; An Enchanted Affair; Snowdrops and Scandalbroth) (born Feb. 15, 1944 – died June 21, 2023; age 79) (Barbara Metzger Portrait: A. Hamilton)

walter mirisch, died 2023, february 2023 death, american film producer, movies, in the heat of the night, the magnificent seven, same time next year, wichita, mr majestyk, dracula, midway, toys in the attic, two for the seesaw, mirisch corporationWalter Mirisch (brother of Harold & Marvin Mirisch)

American movie producer (In the Heat of the Night; The Magnificent Seven; Same Time, Next Year; Wichita; Mr. Majestyk; Dracula; Midway; Toys in the Attic; Two for the Seesaw; Gray Lady Down; Follow That Dream; The Tall Stranger) (born Nov. 8, 1921died Feb. 24, 2023; age 101). (Walter Mirisch 1962)

richard moll birthday, nee charles edward moll, richard moll 1987, american voice over artist, character actor, 1970s movies, brigham, 1980s movies, american pop, cataclysm, hard country, caveman, evilspeak, liars moon, the sword and the sorcerer, metalstorm the destruction of jared syn, under arrest, the dungeonmaster, house, survivor, wicked stepmother, think big, 1980s television series, 1980s tv soap operas, santa barbara morgan malone, 1990s films, driving me crazy, sidekicks, marmilyn alive and behind bars, lets kill all the lawyers, loaded weapon 1, the flintstones, no dessert dad till you mow the lawn, beanstalk, galaxis, storybook, the secret agent club, the glass cage, jingle all the way, the lawyer, the elevator, living in peril, snide and prejudice, monkey business, but im a cheerleader, 1990s television sitcoms, night court nostradamus bull shannon, mighty max norman voice actor, getting by boo, batman the animated series voices, dr quinn medicine woman john guest star, adventures of smoke bellew, married with children gino, the legend of calamity jane voices, 2000s films, flamingo dreams, that summer in la, spiders ii breeding ground, evolution, scary movie 2, angel blade, 2000s tv shows, 100 deeds for eddie mcdowd drifter, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 13th birthday, born january 13 1943Richard Moll (nee Charles Richard Moll)

American actor of stage, TV (Bull Shannon on Night Court; Santa Barbara), movies (The Sword and the Sorcerer; Night Train to Terror; Think Big; Sidekicks; The Flintstones; Beanstalk), & voice-over actor (Mighty Max; Harvey Dent) (born Jan. 13, 1943 – died Oct. 26, 2023; age 80). (Richard Moll 1987: Alan Light)

noreen nash, died 2023, june 2023 death, american actress, classic movies, the devil on wheels, the red stallion, the tender years, assigned to danger, the big fix, storm over wyoming, the checkered coat, mrs james whitmoreNoreen Nash (nee Norabelle Jean Roth; married James Whitmore)

American actress of TV & movies (The Devil on Wheels; The Red Stallion; The Tender Years; Assigned to Danger; The Big Fix; Storm Over Wyoming; The Checkered Coat; Road Agent; Adventures of Casanova; Giant; Wake Me When It’s Over) (born Apr. 4, 1924 – died June 6, 2023; age 99). (Noreen Nash 1948)

barry newman, died 2023, may 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, petrocelli, 1970s, the edge of night, movies, vanishing point, the salzburg connection, fear is the key, the limey, bowfingerBarry Newman

American actor of TV (Petrocelli; The Edge of Night; Nightingales; The O.C.; Murder, She Wrote; Fatal Vision) & movies (Vanishing Point; The Lawyer; The Salzburg Connection; Fear is the Key; The Limey; Jack the Dog; Bowfinger) (born Nov. 7, 1938 – died May 11, 2023; age 92). (Barry Newman 1974)

sinead oconnor, died 2023, july 2023 death, irish singer, songwriter, nothing compares 2 u, the emperors new clothes, jump in the river, success has made a failure of our home, grammy awardSinéad O’Connor (aka Shuhada’ Sadaqat; aka Magda Davitt)

Grammy-winning Irish singer-songwriter (Nothing Compares 2 U; Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home; The Emperor’s New Clothes; You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart) (born Dec. 8, 1966 – died July 26, 2023; age 56). Ex-partner of Peter Gabriel, John Waters. (Sinéad O’Connor 1988: Mike Owen)

ryan oneal, died 2023, december 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, peyton place, empire, bones, miss match, movies, love story, paper moon, barry lyndon, whats up doc, nickleodeonRyan O’Neal (nee Charles Patrick Ryan O’Neal; father of Tatum O’Neal)

American actor of TV (Peyton Place; Empire; Bones) & movies (What’s Up Doc?; Love Story; Paper Moon; Barry Lyndon; Nickleodeon; A Bridge Too Far; So Fine) (born Apr. 20, 1941 – died Dec. 8, 2023; age 82). Ex of Joanne Moore, Leigh Taylor-Young; ex-partner of Farrah Fawcett. (Ryan O’Neal 1969)

Lara Parker (nee Mary Lamar Rickey)

American actress of TV (Angelique on Dark Shadows; One Life to Live; Capitol; Washington: Behind Closed Doors; Hawaii Five-O; Kojak; The China Lake Murders), movies (Night of Dark Shadows; Save the Tiger; Doctor Mabuse: Etiopomar), & author (Dark Shadows books) (born Oct. 27, 1938 – died Oct. 12, 2023; age 84).

marisa pavan, died 2023, december 2023 death, italian actress, tv shows, ryans hope, movies, the rose tattoo, the man in the gray flannel suit, john paul jones, the midnight story, pier angeli sister, jean pierre aumont wife, 1960sMarisa Pavan (nee Maria Luisa Pierangeli; twin sister of Pier Angeli)

Italian actress of TV (Chantal Dubujak on Ryan’s Hope) & films (The Rose Tattoo; The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit; John Paul Jones; The Midnight Story; Down Three Dark Streets; Solomon and Sheba) (born June 19, 1932 – died Dec. 6, 2023; age 91). Married Jean-Pierre Aumont. (Marisa Pavan 1960)

anne perry, died 2023, april 2023 deadh, english writer, historical fiction, crime stories, detective series, novelist, author, no graves as yet, thomas pitt series, william monk series, the face of a stranger, death in focus, convicted murderer, new zealand crimesAnne Perry (nee Juliet Marion Hulme) 

English historical detective fiction writer, mystery author (No Graves as Yet, The Cater Street Hangman – Thomas Pitt series; The Face of a Stranger, The Silent Cry – William Monk series; Death in Focus), & convicted murderer (born Oct. 28, 1938 – died Apr. 10, 2023; age 84). (Anne Perry 2012: Thesupermat)

matthew perry birthday, born august 19 1969, american actor, 1990s tv shows, friends chandler bing, growing pains, movies, fools rush in, serving saraMatthew Perry (son of Suzanne Marie Morrison & John Bennett Perry)

American-Canadian producer, actor of TV (Chandler Bing on Friends; The Odd Couple; Growing Pains; The West Wing; Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip) & movies (Fools Rush In; Three to Tango; The Whole Nine Yards) (born Aug. 19, 1969 – died Oct. 28, 2023; age 54). (Matthew Perry 2013: Policy Exchange)

joe pepitone, died 2023, march 2023 death, american baseball player, mlb all star, golden glove awards, first baseman, center fielder, new york yankees, 1962 world series champion, chicago cubs, houston astros, atlanta braves, author, joe you coulda made us proudJoe Pepitone (nee Joseph Anthony Pepitone)

American MLB 3-time All-Star & Golden Glove first baseman / center fielder (New York Yankees – 1962 World Series Champs; Chicago Cubs; Houston Astros; Atlanta Braves), & author (Joe, You Coulda Made Us Proud) (born Oct. 9, 1940 – died Mar. 13, 2023; age 82). (Joe Pepitone 1960s)



K. M. Peyton (nee Kathleen Wendy Herald; married Mike Peyton)

Carnegie Medal-winning English children’s author (Flambards; The Edge of the Cloud; Flambards in Summer; Fly-by-Night; Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer; Prove Yourself a Hero; The Swallow Tale; Minna’s Quest; A Pattern of Roses), & novelist (The Right-Hand Man) (born Aug. 2, 1929died Dec. 19, 2023; age 94). 

gordon pinsent, died 2023, february 2023 death, canadian screenwriter, actor, tv shows, due south, the red green show, seaway, movies, the rowdyman, the thomas crown affair, silence of the north, away from her, the shipping news, Gordon Pinsent (married Charmion King; father of Leah Pinsent)

Canadian writer & actor of TV (Fraser Sr. on Due South; Hap Shaughnessy on The Red Green Show; The Pillars of the Earth) and films (The Rowdyman; The Thomas Crown Affair; Away From Her; The Shipping News) (born July 12, 1930 – died Feb. 25, 2023; age 92). (Gordon Pinsent 1965 Seaway)

lisa marie presley, died 2023, january 2023 death, american singer, songwriter, dirty laundry, lights out, daughter of elvis presley, priscilla beaulieu mother, mother of riley keough, michael jackson ex wife, married nicolas cage, Lisa Marie Presley (daughter of Elvis Presley & Priscilla Beaulieu)

American singer-songwriter (Dirty Laundry; Lights Out; In the Ghetto duet with Elvis Presley), philanthropist (born Feb. 1, 1968 – died Jan. 12, 2023; age 54). Ex of Michael Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Danny Keough. Mother of Riley Keough. (Lisa Marie Presley 2005: Tech Sgt. Cherie A. Thurlby, USAF)

mary quant, died 2023, april 2023 death, welsh fashion designer, mod er fashions, swinging london, miniskirs, hotpants, white plastic collars, costume designer, movie fashions, two for the road, georgy girl, ferry cross the mersey, the hauntingMary Quant (aka Barbara Mary Plunket Greene)

Welsh 1960s Mod-era “Swinging London” fashion designer (miniskirts; hotpants; lounging pyjamas; bright knit stockings), movie costume designer (Two for the Road; Georgy Girl; Ferry Cross the Mersey; The Haunting) (born Feb. 11, 1934 – died Apr. 13, 2023; age 93). (Mary Quant 1965

Betsy Rawls (nee Elizabeth Earle Rawls) 

World Golf Hall of Fame American LPGA professional golfer with 55 LPGA Tour wins, 8 LPGA major championships (Western Open, Titleholders, Women’s PGA, US Women’s Open), 1957 & 1959 LPGA Tour Money Winner, 1959 LPGA Vare Trophy, 1980 Patty Berg & 1996 Bob Jones Awards winner (born May 4, 1928 – died Oct. 21, 2023; age 95).

lance reddick, died 2023, march 2023 death, african american, actor, tv shows, bosch, fringe, the wire, oz, movies, one night in miami, godzilla vs kong, john wick, angel has fallen, dont say a word, white house downLance Reddick

American actor of video games, TV (Chief Irving on Bosch; Phillip Broyles on Fringe; Lt. Daniels on The Wire; Oz), & films (One Night in Miami; Godzilla vs. Kong; John Wick; Angel Has Fallen; White House Down) (born June 7, 1962died Mar. 17, 2023; age 60). (Lance Reddick 2009: David Shankbone

willis reed, died 2023, march 2023 death, american basketball player, nba center, new york knicks, nba champions, 1965 nba rookie of the year, 1970 mvp, nba all star, coach, naismith memorial basketball hall of fameWillis Reed

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame American 7X All-Star NBA center (New York Knicks – 1970, 1973 NBA champs & finals MVP), NBA 1965 Rookie of the Year & 1970 MVP; NBA coach, GM (New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets) (born June 25, 1942died Mar. 21, 2023; age 80). (Willis Reed 1977-’78)

adam rich, died 2023, american actor, child actor, tv shows, eight is enough, nicholas bradford, dungeons and dragons, code red, movies, the devil and max devlinAdam Rich

American child actor of TV (Nicholas Bradford on Eight is Enough; Presto the Magician on Dungeons & Dragons; Code Red; Fantasy Island; CHiPs) and movies (The Devil and Max Devlin; Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star) (born Oct. 12, 1968 – died Jan. 7, 2023; age 54). (Adam Rich 2014: Bgcolby)

robbie robertson, died 2023, august 2023 death, canadian singer, music hall of fame, composer, songwriter, rock and roll hall of fame, the band, the weight, the night they drove old dixie down, somewhere down the crazy river, up on cripple creekRobbie Robertson (nee Jaime Royal Robertson)

Canadian Music & Rock and Roll Halls of Fame singer & songwriter for The Band (The Weight; The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Somewhere Down the Crazy River; Up on Cripple Creek) (born July 5, 1943 – died Aug. 9, 2023; age 80). (Robbie Robertson 2000: Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-photos.com)

brooks robinson, died 2023, september 2023 death, american baseball player, baseball hall of fame, mlb all star, third baseman, baltimore orioles, 1966, world series champion, 1970 , gold glove awards, 1972 roberto clemente awardBrooks Robinson (nee Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr.; “Mr. Hoover“)

Baseball Hall of Fame American 18X MLB All-Star Baltimore Orioles 3rd baseman, 2X World Series champ, 1946 AL & 1970 World Series MVP, 1972 Roberto Clemente Award & 16 Gold Glove Award winner (born May 18, 1937 – died Sept. 26, 2023; age 86). (Brooks Robinson 1966)

richard roundtree, died 2023, 2023 october death, african american actor, tv shows, generations, as the world turns, desperate housewives, movies, shaft, earthquake, inchon, the big score, city heat, se7enRichard Roundtree (ex-partner of Cathy Lee Crosby)

American actor of TV (Dr. Daniel Reubens on Generations; Oliver Travers on As the World Turns; Diary of a Single Mom; Outlaws; Desperate Housewives), movies (Shaft films; Earthquake; Inchon; City Heat; Se7en) (born July 9, 1942 – died Oct. 24, 2023; age 81). Richard Roundtree 2007: Kristin Fitzsimmons USN)

julian sands, died 2023, january 2023 death, english actor, movies, a room with a view, leaving las vegas, the killing fields, the browning version, arachnophobia, warlock, oxford blues, blood and bone, naked lunch, yeh ballet, Julian Sands (married Evgenia Citkowitz; ex of Sarah Harvey)

English-American TV & movie actor (A Room with a View; Leaving Las Vegas; The Killing Fields; The Browning Version; Arachnophobia; Oxford Blues; Blood and Bone; Yeh Ballet; Warlock) (born Jan. 4, 1958 – died c. Jan. 13, 2023; age 65). Julian Sands died while mountain hiking. (Julian Sands 2011: 5of7)

tom sizemore, died 2023, february 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, the red road, china beach, movies, passenger 57, where sleeping dogs lie, striking distance, natural born killers, red planet, black hawk down, true romanceTom Sizemore (nee Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr.; ex of Maeve Quinlan)

American actor of TV (The Red Road; China Beach; Hawaii Five-0) & films (Passenger 57; Where Sleeping Dogs Lie; Striking Distance; Natural Born Killers; Black Hawk Down; True Romance) (born Nov. 29, 1961 – died Mar. 3, 2023; age 61). Ex-partner of Heidi Fleiss. (Tom Sizemore 2011: Jayel Aheram

shelley smith, born october 25, october 25th birthday, american model, celebrity personality, tv game shows, the 10000 dollar pyramid, the 25000 dollar pyramid, super password, actress, tv series, for love and honor, the associates, simon and simonShelley Smith (married Michael Maguire)

American model, TV game show contestant (The $10,000 Pyramid; The $25,000 Pyramid; Super Password) & actress (For Love and Honor; The Associates; Simon & Simon; Scruples) (born Oct. 25, 1952died Aug. 8, 2023; age 70). Ex of Reid Nathan, Jonathan Axelrod. (Shelley Smith c. 1979 Painting)

tom smothers, died 2023, december 2023 death, american musician, writer, actor, tv shows, the smothers brothers, comedy hour, the steve allen show, comedian, brother dick smothersTom Smothers (nee Thomas Bolyn Smothers III)

American musician, singer, writer, comedian & actor (The Smothers Brothers Show; The Steve Allen Show; My Brother the Angel; The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour) (born Feb. 2, 1937 – died Dec. 26, 2023; age 86). Older brother of Dick Smothers. (Tom Smothers 2011: Gnuish)

suzanne somers, died 2023, october 2023 death, american singer, actress, tv shows, threes company, step by step, shes the sheriff, thighmaster, infomercials spokesperson, author, married alan hamelSuzanne Somers (nee Suzanne Marie Mahoney; married Alan Hamel)

American actress & entertainer of TV (Chrissy on Three’s Company; Carol Foster Lambert on Step by Step; She’s the Sheriff), infomercials spokesperson (Thighmaster), and alternative health author (born Oct. 16, 1946 died Oct. 15, 2023; age 76). (Suzanne Somers 2011: The Heart Truth

arleen sorkin, died 2023, august 2023 death, american comedianne, screenwriter, movies, picture perfect, how to marry a billionaire, actress, days of our lives, calliope jones bradford, duet, voice over artist, harley quinnArleen Sorkin (married Christopher Lloyd)

American comedienne, TV & film screenwriter (How to Marry a Billionaire; Picture Perfect) & actress (Calliope Jones Bradford on Days of Our Lives; Geneva on Duet), and voice artist (Harley Quinn of TV, movies & games) (born Oct. 14, 1955 – died Aug. 24, 2023; age 67). (Arlene Sorkin 2011: Kathy Hutchins)

stella stevens, died 2023, february 2023 death, american model, playboy centerfold, actress, tv shows, flamingo road, santa barbara, general hospital, movies, the nutty professor, girls girls girls, the courtship of eddies father, the poseidon adventure, lil abnerStella Stevens (nee Estelle Eggleston; mother of Andrew Stevens)

American Playboy model, actress of TV (Luta-Mae on Flamingo Road; Santa Barbara; General Hospital) & movies (The Nutty Professor; Girls! Girls! Girls!; The Courtship of Eddie’s Father; The Poseidon Adventure) (born Oct. 1, 1938 – died Feb. 17, 2023; age 84). Mother of Andrew Stevens. (Stella Stevens 1962)

Frances Sternhagen

American actress of movies (Bright Lights, Big City; The Hospital; Up the Down Staircase) and TV (The Doctors; ER; Sex and the City; The Secret Storm,  Spencer; Love of Life; Another World; Golden Years; Cheers; The Closer) (born Jan. 13, 1930 – died Nov. 27, 2023; age 93).

barrett strong, died 2023, january 2023 death, american singer, grammy award, songwriters hall of fame, i heard it through the grapevine, money thats what i want, war, wherever i lay my hat thats my home, papa was a rollin stone, i cant get next to youBarrett Strong

Grammy-winning Songwriter’s Hall of Fame American singer (I Heard It Through the Grapevine; War; Wherever I Lay My Hat; I Can’t Get Next To You; Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone) (born Feb. 5, 1941 – died Jan. 29, 2023; age 81). (Barrett Strong 1996: John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com)

tina turner, died may 2023, may 2023 death, american singer, rock and roll, hall of fame, grammy awards, hit songs, proud mary, whats love got to do with it, we dont need another hero, private dancer, ex of ike turnerTina Turner (nee Martha Nell Bullock; aka Anna Mae Bullock)

Grammy & Rock & Roll Halls of Fame American-Swiss actress & singer (Proud Mary; What’s Love Got To Do With It; We Don’t Need Another Hero; Private Dancer; The Best; Better Be Good to Me; Nutbush City Limits) (born Nov. 26, 1939 – died May 24, 2023; age 83). Ex of Ike Turner. (Tina Turner c. 1962

chaim topol, died 2023, march 2023 death, israeli singer, actor, tv shows, war and remembrance, the winds of war, movies, fiddler on the roof, for your eyes only, flash gordon, galileo, the public eye, cast a giant shadow, left luggateTopol (aka Chaim Topol, Haim Topol, Haym Topol) 

Israeli singer-actor of stage, TV (Berel Jastrow on War and Remembrance & The Winds of War; The House on Garibaldi Street), & films (Fiddler on the Roof; For Your Eyes Only; Flash Gordon; Galileo; The Public Eye; Cast a Giant Shadow) (born Sept. 9, 1935 – died Mar. 8, 2023; age 87). (Topol 1971: Rob C. Croes)

Charlotte Vale-Allen (aka Katharine Marlowe) 

Canadian-American writer and novelist (Hidden Meanings; Gentle Stranger; Acts of Kindness; Daddy’s Girl; Dream Train; Somebody’s Baby; Mood Indigo; Grace Notes; Sudden Moves; Where is the Baby; Leftover Dreams; Parting Gifts; Times of Triumph; Night Magic) (born Jan. 19, 1941 – died Jan. 12, 2023; age 81). 

cynthia weil, died 2023, june 2023 death, american songwriter, grammy awards, songwriters hall of fame, rock and roll hall of fame, married barry mann, lyricist, youve lost that lovin feelin, we gotta get out of this place, hes so shy, somewhere out thereCynthia Weil (married Barry Mann)

Grammy-winning Songwriters and Rock & Roll Halls of Fame American lyricist with partners Barry Mann etc. (You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’; We Gotta Get Out of This Place; He’s So Shy; Somewhere Out There; On Broadway; Only in America) (born Oct. 18, 1940 – died June 1, 2023; age 82. (Cynthia Weil 1971)

raquel welch, died 2023, 2023 death, american model, playboy cover, actress, movies, one million years bc, fantastic voyage, bandolero, 100 rifles, hannie caulder, the three musketeers, kansas city bomber, mother of tahnee welchRaquel Welch (nee Jo Raquel Tejada; ex of Patrick Curtis, Andre Weinfeld)

American Playboy model, actress of TV & films (One Million Years B.C.; Fantastic Voyage; Bandolero!; 100 Rifles; Hannie Caulder; The Three Musketeers; Fuzz) (born Sept. 5, 1940died Feb. 15, 2023; age 82). Mother of Tahnee Welch. (Raquel Welch 2000: John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com)

fay weldon birthday, nee franklin birkinshaw, fay weldon 1997, british writer, english author, novelist, puffball, the life and love sof a she devil, the cloning of joanna may, the bulgari connection, the spa decameron, the new countess, screenwriter, upstairs downstairs, growing rich, pride and prejudice miniseries adaptation, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, september 22nd birthdays, born september 22 1931Fay Weldon (nee Franklin Birkinshaw)

English screenwriter of TV & films (Upstairs, Downstairs; Growing Rich; Pride and Prejudice mini-series adaptation; Big Women) & novelist (Puffball; The Life and Loves of a She-Devil; The Bulgari Connection) (born Sept. 22, 1931 – died Jan. 4, 2023; age 91). (Fay Welson 1997 After Dark: Open Media Ltd.)

annie wersching, died 2023, january 2023 death, american actress, video games, the last of us, tv shows, 24, runaways, general hospital, the vampire diaries, bosch, timeless, the rookie, star trek picardAnnie Wersching (married Stephen Full)

American actress of video games (The Last of Us) & TV (Renee Walker on 24; Leslie Denton on Runaways; Amelia Joffe on General Hospital; The Vampire Diaries; Bosch; The Rookie) (born Mar. 28, 1977 – died Jan. 29, 2023; age 45). Annie Wersching died of cancer. (Annie Wersching 2009: Kristin Dos Santos)

tom wilkinson, died 2023, december 2023 death, english actor, movies, sense and sensibility, the full monty, shakespeare in love, in the bedroom, the patriot, batman begins, tv shows, belgravia, bafta, emmyTom Wilkinson (married Diana Hardcastle)

BAFTA & Emmy-winning English actor of TV (The Kennedys; Belgravia) & movies (Sense and Sensibility; The Full Monty; Shakespeare in Love; In the Bedroom; The Patriot; Rush Hour; Batman Begins) (born Feb. 5, 1948  died Dec. 30, 2023; age 75). (Tom Wilkinson 2016: Gordon Correll)

cindy williams, died 2023, january 2023 death, american actress, tv shows, sitcoms, happy days, shirley feeney, laverne and shirley, movies, american graffiti, bingo, the conversation, travels with my aunt, married bill hudsonCindy Williams (nee Cynthia Jane Williams; ex of Bill Hudson)

American actress of TV (Shirley Feeney on Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days) & films (American Graffiti; Bingo; The Conversation; Travels with My Aunt; The Killing Kind; Big Man on Campus) (born Aug. 22, 1947 – died Jan. 25, 2023; age 75). (Cindy Williams 2017: John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com)

treat williams, died 2023, june 2023 death, american actor, tv shows, everwood, heartland, eddie dodd, chesapeake shores, chicago fire, movies, the pursuit of d b cooper, hair, prince of the city, deep rising, Treat Williams (nee Richard Treat Williams)

American actor of stage, TV (Andy Brown on Everwood; Good Advice; Chicago Fire; Heartland; Chesapeake Shores; White Collar; Brothers & Sisters), & movies (Hair; The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper; Prince of the City; Deep Rising) (born Dec. 1, 1951 – died June 12, 2023; age 71). (Treat Williams 1982: Imagixx)

gary wright, died 2023, september 2023 death, american actor, broadway, keyboardist, singer, songwriter, wonderland, spooky tooth, that was only yesterday, dream weaver, love is alive, cant find the judge, no church in the wildGary Wright

American actor of Broadway (Fanny), radio & TV; keyboardist, lead singer & songwriter of Wonderwheel and Spooky Tooth (That Was Only Yesterday; Dream Weaver; Love is Alive; Really Wanna Know You) (born Apr. 26, 1943 – died Sept. 4, 2023; age 80). (Gary Wright 2011: Dr Jean Fortunet)

cale yarborough, died 2023, december 2023 death, american race car driving, international motorsports hall of fame, race car driver, nascar, winston cup series champion, daytona 500 winner, Cale Yarborough (nee William Caleb Yarborough)

International Motorsports Hall of Fame American race car driver, NASCAR Winston Cup Series 3-time consecutive champion (1976-1978), & 4-time Daytona 500 winner (1968, 1977, 1983, 1984) (born Mar. 27, 1939 – died Dec. 31, 2023; age 84). (Cale Yarborough 2008: Ted Van Pelt)

burt young, died 2023, october 2023 death, american movie star, character actor, films, cinderella liberty, rocky, born to win, convoy, road to the lemon grove, once upon a time in america, betsys wedding, mickey blue eyesBurt Young (nee Gerald Tommaso DeLouise)

American actor of TV (Baretta; M*A*S*H) & movies (Cinderella Liberty; Paulie in Rocky films; Born to Win; Convoy; Road to the Lemon Grove; Once Upon a Time in America; Back to School; Betsy’s Wedding; The Choirboys) (born Apr. 30, 1940 died Oct. 8, 2023; age 83). (Burt Young 2012: Silvio Pozatto)

jacklyn zeman, died 2023, may 2023 deaths, american actress, tv shows, soap operas, general hospital, bobbie spencer, the bay, the edge of night, one life to live, movies, class reunion, young doctors in love, playboy bunny 1970sJacklyn Zeman (aka Jackie Zeman)

American actress of TV soap operas (Bobbie Spencer on General Hospital 1977-2023; Sofia Madison on The Bay; Bobbi on The Edge of Night; One Life to Live; Misguided) & movies (Class Reunion; Young Doctors in Love) (born Mar. 6, 1953 – died May 10, 2023; age 70). (Jaclyn Zeman 2010: Greg Hernandez)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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